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The Typewriter Database 1939 Remington Noiseless 10 Serial # X491259 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hurley: 1939 Remington Noiseless 10 Serial # X491259 Picked this one up on local Craigslist. It needed a bit of adjustment and lubrication to get it fully working. The 'On Feet" adjustment and the "060" adjustment were off and the type bars wanted to stick. I'm glad it wasn't more because I'm not sure I'd want to tear into this one! Thanks to Richard Polt for posting the Ames Manuals for these machines.

I can see why many typists couldn't get used to these. You definitely have to learn it's "feel" to get it to work right. If I type too hard it skips characters (You can see a couple of these skips in the typing sample). Too soft and it doesn't type at all. It requires a very regular touch.

It's amazingly quiet, though! Definitely the quietest typewriter I've ever experienced. I find myself having the same problem reported by many typists of the day; it's so quiet I think I'm not typing hard enough and wind up pounding the stew out of the keys!

It's also easily the biggest and heaviest typer I own. It makes my Oliver No. 5 and Underwood No. 5 both look tiny!

If anyone has any suggestions for removing the odd spotting on the surface without damaging the finish, I'm all ears. Thanks!

10 CPI

From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Michael Hurley:
1939 Remington Noiseless 10

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1939 Remington Noiseless 10
Serial #
X491259

Status: My Collection
Created: 01-02-2016 at 06:58PM
Last Edit: 03-20-2016 at 07:53AM

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Picked this one up on local Craigslist. It needed a bit of adjustment and lubrication to get it fully working. The 'On Feet" adjustment and the "060" adjustment were off and the type bars wanted to stick. I'm glad it wasn't more because I'm not sure I'd want to tear into this one! Thanks to Richard Polt for posting the Ames Manuals for these machines.

I can see why many typists couldn't get used to these. You definitely have to learn it's "feel" to get it to work right. If I type too hard it skips characters (You can see a couple of these skips in the typing sample). Too soft and it doesn't type at all. It requires a very regular touch.

It's amazingly quiet, though! Definitely the quietest typewriter I've ever experienced. I find myself having the same problem reported by many typists of the day; it's so quiet I think I'm not typing hard enough and wind up pounding the stew out of the keys!

It's also easily the biggest and heaviest typer I own. It makes my Oliver No. 5 and Underwood No. 5 both look tiny!

If anyone has any suggestions for removing the odd spotting on the surface without damaging the finish, I'm all ears. Thanks!

10 CPI


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Michael Hurley
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I'm a newbie and amateur typewriter "collector" in Memphis, TN. I have a small collection I hope to expand in time.


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